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First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
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May 7, 2015
Motorcycle fatalities in Minnesota at highest point in 20 years
ST. PAUL — The 2015 motorcycle riding season is off to a deadly start, with 11 motorcyclist fatalities reported this year across the state, reports the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The number of fatal motorcycle crashes reported so far this year is the highest at this...
May 7, 2015 - 7:52pm
May 6, 2015
Motorcyclist who died in Highway 23 crash identified
PAYNESVILLE — The Minnesota State Patrol identified on Wednesday the motorcyclist who died in a crash on Minnesota Highway 23 and Stearns County Road 123 Tuesday night. Dale S. Rolfes, 52, of Rice, died at the scene when his Harley Davidson collided with a GMC Sierra pickup driven...
May 6, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 1, 2015
Man dies in crash near Mountain Lake
MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a fatal crash at 1:04 p.m. Friday on Minnesota 60 near mile marker 51. Roger T. Richardson, 68, of Windom, died as a result of the crash. Jacob Beckius, 23, of St. James was driving a 2014 International 4000 southbound on...
May 1, 2015 - 9:31pm
April 26, 2015
Name released in fatal crash
PIPESTONE — The man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Friday near Pipestone has been identified as Maynard Wogen, 66, of Pipestone. Wogen was driving a 2001 Audi A6 eastbound on Minnesota 30 when he was struck broadside by a southbound 2012 International semi truck driven by Bryan...
April 26, 2015 - 8:15pm
April 14, 2015
One killed as buses crash in Duluth
DULUTH — One man is dead after two Duluth Transit Authority buses collided Tuesday morning in downtown Duluth. Duluth police Lt. Mike Ceynowa...
April 14, 2015 - 9:08pm
April 3, 2015
When teens crash cars, distractions usually to blame
FARGO — Distracted driving was a factor in almost 60 percent of all crashes by teenager drivers, four times as often as police reports indicated, according to a new study based on in-vehicle video recordings. But that doesn’t come as a surprise to law enforcement officials...
April 3, 2015 - 10:09pm
March 31, 2015
Luverne man killed in Monday crash
ELLSWORTH — Steven Hup, 59, of Luverne was killed in a broadside crash early Monday evening at the intersection of Minnesota 91 and Nobles County State Aid Highway 6, north of Ellsworth. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash — reported at 5:39 p.m. — involved...
March 31, 2015 - 9:40pm
March 30, 2015
Lunchbox Series event at Dinehart-Holt house
SLAYTON — The Dinehart Lunchbox Lecture Series will present “The 1940 Auto Crash: Seventy Five Years Later” at noon Thursday. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the 1940 car crash that killed 12 young people from the towns of Jackson, Fulda, Slayton and Hadley. Murray...
March 30, 2015 - 9:12pm
February 10, 2015
One person dies in Cloquet crash
CLOQUET — One person was killed in a crash Tuesday morning at the junction of Interstate 35 and Minnesota Highway 33 in Cloquet. The two-vehicle collision happened at 10:15 a.m. as a motorist attempted to turn from Highway 33 on to the interstate, the Minnesota State Patrol reported....
February 10, 2015 - 8:55pm
January 25, 2015
Passers-by, patrolman, unidentified nurse help save life in crash
CLOQUET — The quick action of three passers-by is being credited with saving the life of a Saginaw man who had a heart attack behind the wheel and crashed his truck on U.S. Highway 2 north of Cloquet. The incident occurred just after 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to a Minnesota...
January 25, 2015 - 8:08pm
January 23, 2015
Sheriff’s deputy airlifted to hospital after head-on crash
CARVER — A Carver County Sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured in a head-on crash while on duty late Thursday. Erick Boder was patrolling the city of Carver, an outer suburb southwest of Minneapolis, when a car crossed over the center line and hit Boder’s patrol car at about...
January 23, 2015 - 9:07pm
January 18, 2015
Victim’s parents ask that man responsible in son’s death go free
DULUTH — Mike and Rainy Lofald stood in a Duluth courtroom Friday morning and told a judge that they did not want to see the man responsible for their son’s death to go to prison. Joseph Michael Lofald, 28, was killed in April 2011 when the car he was riding in left U.S. 53...
January 18, 2015 - 7:38pm
December 14, 2014
One killed, three injured in rollover crash Saturday on Minnesota 60
MADELIA — A juvenile male was killed and three other young people were injured in a rollover accident that occurred at 10:10 p.m. Saturday near mile marker 80 on Minnesota 60 in Watonwan County. A 17-year-old male from Butterfield, as yet unnamed by the Minnesota State Patrol,...
December 14, 2014 - 8:46pm
December 9, 2014
Broadside crash near Lismore injures three
1:45 p.m. UPDATE: LISMORE -- The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a broadside crash at 9:36 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Minnesota...
December 9, 2014 - 1:58pm
November 20, 2014
Two-vehicle crash Thursday
November 20, 2014 - 7:59pm